The University of East London is committed to ensuring an inclusive approach to people aspiring to higher education and aims to provide higher education to anyone with the potential to benefit. The Office of Admissions takes into account all aspects of each candidate’s profile: academic, professional and personal, with a view towards admitting all those who are eligible for higher education, show strong potential and determination for career success and can contribute to a rewarding, collective educational experience.
Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for postgraduate admission are:

  • An accredited UK Honours degree with minimum 2.2 classification or international equivalent. Some professional qualifications may also be acceptable. Extensive professional experience may also be considered.
  • Official transcripts from all universities, colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions attended.
  • English Proficiency: Students satisfy the English proficiency requirements provided they present a GCSE score with a minimum grade of “C” or IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of at least 6.0 (and no individual component lower than 5.5) or equivalent qualification. Students who do not acquire the above-mentioned qualifications are required to take the online Academic English Placement Test. This is an IELTS-type test (Reading & Writing) where students need to score an overall 6.0 (with no individual component lower than 5.5).
  • Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) explaining how the programme of study will benefit the student’s career progression.
  • Up to date CV
  • Two references (academic or professional) listed on CV stating referee’s full name, contact details, and relationship to the applicant.

Applications from non-standard applicants are welcome and will be considered individually.

* Entry requirements may vary depending on the programme of study. For more information contact the Admissions Office, admissions@uel.unicaf.org

Recognised Prior Learning

Students who hold a recognized UK Level 7 related qualification or have completed related postgraduate modules at an accredited institution and wish to gain advanced standing into a postgraduate programme may apply for RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) provided that the learning outcomes of their award satisfy those of the equivalent levels of the Master’s programme for which they seek admission. The recognition and transferability of credits is subject to the University of East London RPL policy and requires the submission of official transcripts and module descriptions.

Note: Recognised Prior Learning is available on some programmes only. For more information contact the Admissions Office, admissions@uel.unicaf.org

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